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Tarleton's Movements UM-40 | Marker History

Tarleton’s Movements Marker, UM-40

At this point Tarleton, the British cavalryman, crossed the Meherrin River, May 14, 1781. Sent ahead of Cornwallis's army, he had raided through Southampton and Greensville counties.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1931
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Greensville County
Physical Description of Location: Emporia, VA 23847. Located on South Main Street (Hwy 301), 0.4 miles north of the junction of South Main Street (Hwy 301) and Brunswick Avenue. Marker is on the right when traveling north on South Main Street (Hwy 301).
GPS Location: 36.6895468110,-77.5413291280
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